Hella

Swimming Pool

Útskálar 6, 850 hella, tel. +354 487 5334. the newly refurbished swimming pool and spa is an amazing place to unwind, alone or with family or friends. the pool is heated to a comfortable 35°c with natural hot water, and a slide to keep everyone entertained. there's also a variety of pool toys available free of charge. the area also has two hotter jacuzzis, a baby pool and a steam sauna. entrance fee to the area is around $3 usd.

Handicraft Markets

Hekla handverkshús is a handicraft market run by local women.

Golf

Only about 5 km east of hella is one of iceland's best golf courses, strandarvöllur. clubs can be rented at an extra price. tel: +354 487 8208

Horse Riding

The local horse rental is hekluhestar, leaving from the farm of árbær, west of hella.

Hóllinn Viewpoint

A small hill, accessible from freyvangur street, offers amazing view over the surrounding highlands, including hekla volcano and the glaciers.

Fishing

The river of ytri rangá, passing through hella, is one of iceland's best salmon rivers, where the rich and famous come to fish. license can be bought through (http://www.lax-a.is)